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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health/Miami-Dade Chapter Inc. Youth & Family

Mailing Address:
111 NW 183rd Street, #110
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Phone: 786-802-3448 office/786-395-0556 cell

Contact Person: Janet Pereyra

Email:

Web Site: http://www.fofmiami.org

Mission:
Educate, Value and Strengthen Families to Create Communities and Generations that are Empowered and Without Discrimination

Description:
Federation of Families (FOF) is a family-run organization that supports families of youth with special needs requiring behavioral health Educate Families to Form Strong Generations and Communities. The Miami-Dade Chapter of the Federation of Families, founded in 2010, provides support, education and guidance to families of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, substance abuse and mental health needs. We collaborate with other organizations to improve mental health and substance abuse services in a manner that is responsive to the cultural diversity of our community.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A local family-run organization without national or statewide affiliation

Region(s) served:
• Local

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